Chana: baby girl name meaning and popularity

Chana

The Biblical Hebrew form of Hannah, meaning “grace” or “favor.” Hopefully little Chana will do her parents a favor and be a good sleeper. Or at least eat her veggies.

Nicknames:

There aren't really any suitable nicknames for Chana.

Famous people named Chana:

Actress Chana Eden; poet Chana Bloch; author Sarah Chana Radcliffe; sculptor Chana Orloff.

Fun facts:

To pronounce this name accurately, the "Ch" sound should be a guttural sound from the throat. But since that isn't a familiar sound to the English language, Chana is often pronounced SHAY-na.

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